Video Compression Systems Expert

  • Sunset Hills Rd, Reston, VA, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ofinno is looking for an experienced Senior Technical Staff Member with advanced video compression coding and transport systems experience to be part of a growing team.   You’ll work in a collaborative culture, having the chance to learn how new technologies are developed, patented, and implemented in our research and development lab.  This position is based in Reston, VA.  

You will be a part of a creative, self-directed, and self-motivated team of researchers dedicated to video system standards inventing novel video streaming technologies. We believe in organic growth in a positive and professional environment that places a strong emphasis on employee development through innovation. Our research builds the foundation of the next generation of advanced technologies. 

Who We Are 

Ofinno supercharges existing technologies. With an astounding 67% implementation rate for its patents, Ofinno has become a trusted source of innovation for some of the world’s largest enterprises.  Not only that but we are a profitable startup company implementing an exciting business model in the LTE-Advanced, 5G and video compression space. We gather some of the most talented and experienced researchers from across the globe and nurture their thirst for a challenge with the toughest dilemmas of the industry.  

Job Description

You will be responsible for developing features that improve the efficiency of video compression and its transport systems. You will possess expert knowledge of compression theory, media transport mechanisms, and international standard organizations.  

  • You will be responsible for actively participating in and contributing to system-level MPEG standardization activities, including MPEG-DASH, low latency CMAF, ISO base media file format, immersive media metrics and metadata, system for point cloud compression, and it’ data carriage, scene description, global streaming video platform (OTT), etc. 
  • Research on system technologies and solutions for video centric processing, storage and delivery applications. Develop system solutions to support emerging applications such as VR, AR and XR, with a focus on driving optimized video experience over 5G networks. Propose high level syntax design for media compression standards such as VVC, point cloud compression and 3DoF+ visual compression. 
  • Document and present the novel video streaming technologies and implementations in various forms, such as standards contributions, patent applications, conference and journal publications, technical white papers, etc. 

Qualifications

You are an expert in advanced video compression and transport system technologies with the following experience: 

  • Ph.D. degree in Electrical, Computer Engineering with at least 3 to 7 years of research and development experience. 
  • Strong research background in image/video processing and analysis, storage and delivery, video compression, and transport systems. 
  • Experience and contributions with video system standards such as AVC, HEVC, VVC, ISOBMFF file format, MPEG-DASH, OMAF, 3DGC and PCC strongly preferred. 
  • Experienced in software development (C/C++). 
  • Experience being a standards delegate to MPEG, JVET, or 3GPP a plus. 
  • Proven track record in publications, technical innovation and problem solving. 
  • A great communicator and team player who is comfortable collaborating internally and with external customers. 

Additional Information

Our people are our business, and it is our job to take care of you.  We know you have to see it to believe it, but here are some of the perks you can count on: 

  • 401(K) matching -- We help you plan and save for retirement with a 401(K) matching program that’s available on day one.  
  • Free PPO healthcare -- You and your family are covered at no charge under great PPO Health plans.  
  • Free Food -- Our kitchen is always fully stocked, including lunch, protein bars, fruit, sodas, coffee and tea.  
  • Relocation package -- To bring the best in our industry on board, we offer excellent relocation packages.  
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off -- Our lives are enriched by family time, vacations and personal time, so we offer unlimited paid time off and sick leave.  
  • On-campus gym -- Unwind, reduce stress and feel great – even when you’re at work. 

What Now? 

What are you waiting for? We hope you will click on the link and forward your credentials to us today. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.